Electricity has become so common in our homes that we cannot imagine life without it. How easy electricity has made our life. All our work is at the push of a button. But since when did electricity become common in homes? In this blog, we will discuss the history of electricity and how it became a reality in households over the years.
The 1800s: Early Developments In the late 18th century, the first experiments with electricity were conducted by Alessandro Volta, who developed the first battery. In the 1830s, Michael Faraday experimented with electromagnetism, which led to the development of electric motors and generators. Soon after, in 1879, Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, the first to use electricity to light homes.
Progress in the 1890s
Broad Introduction The late 19th century saw a dramatic increase in household electricity use. In 1891, London was the city where the first public power plant was established, and in 1893, the first long-distance transmission lines in the United States were built. This made it easy to supply electricity to people’s homes. By the decade’s end, electricity was used to power lighting, heating, and electrical appliances.
More Developments in the 1900s
As time passed, there was development in the field of electricity. In the late one and early twentieth centuries, electricity had become a staple in many homes. And there was a lot of work on electricity production and research in America, resulting in a dramatic increase in the number of households using electricity in America between 1910 and 1940. You can guess from this that the number of households using electricity increased from 3 million to 28 million. This is due to the establishment more efficient and cost-effective power generators and power utilities providing affordable electricity to consumers.
Present electricity is an essential part of daily life. Whether in developed or developing countries, most households have access to electricity, which is used to power various electronic products, from lights, electric pumps, refrigerators, and air conditioners to TVs and computers. It is done for, But still people in the remote areas of the African continent do not have access to electricity
Q. Did houses have electricity in 1910?
A. Yes, homes had electricity in 1910, however, only in a few major cities in this decade.
Q۔ When was electricity invented?
The invention of electricity dates back to the late seventeenth century when Benjamin Franklin conducted the famous kite experiment.
Electricity has come a long way since the 18th century when electricity was first tested. Today, it is an essential part of human life around the world. As much peace as we have in our lives is due to electricity, we cannot spend even a moment without electricity anywhere, be it home, office, school or park.